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In the Course of Human Events
27 minutes | 23 days ago
The Election of 1800
By all accounts the election of 1800, which pitted John Adams against Thomas Jefferson, was a nasty, bitterly contested affair. Edward Larson, author of A Magnificent Catastrophe: The Tumultuous Election of 1800, tells the story of the unprecedented campaign, the surprising result that almost tore the nation apart, and the behind-the-scenes maneuvering that ultimately turned the tide.
17 minutes | a month ago
A Tragic Marriage: Charles and Ann Cary Bankhead
Former Monticello Guide Katy Gehred tells the story of Jefferson’s granddaughter Ann Cary Randolph whose marriage to an alcoholic was the source of much grief.
14 minutes | 3 months ago
Thomas Jefferson’s Grand Day Out in London
Monticello guide David Thorson details the events of March 21, 1786, a day of shopping and entertainment in London for Thomas Jefferson.
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